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HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVPB-109 History "...WWII VPB-109 US NAVY AVIATORS FLIGHT LOG BOOK DIARY earned DFC Air Medal USN (Pilot LT HEWITT's crew and that they sunk 3 ships, downed 1 plane and bombed a lot of land bases)..." WebSite: EBay http://www.ebay.com/ [01AUG2014]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: History ThumbnailCameraVPB-109 Flight Jacket "...I recently obtained a flight jacket and am trying to ID it. "Thunder Mug" was a famous PB4Y flown by VB-109 (or later VPB-109) but the emblem does not match. This emblem has Felix the Cat and a Jap flag plus, possibly, some blue lettering - all on a yellow background. There are ten bombs painted on the right front and two Jap flags on the back by the "commode"..." Contributed by Tom Brown sgtbrown@nls.net [29AUG2006]

UPDATE History ThumbnailCamera History "...Liberator "Thunder Mug" score 66 Jap Ships Sunk or Damanged - 55 Low-Level Attacks on Jap Bases - Official U. S. Navy Photograph..." EBay http://stores.ebay.com/montanagifts/ [22DEC2015]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...FAW's Flying PB4Y-1 (Liberator) and PB4Y-2 (Privateer) Aircraft: FAW-17: VPB-109 (Palawan), VPB-117 (Leyte, Mindora), VPB-119 (Los Negros), VB/VPB-101 (Guadalcanal, Morotai), VB/VPB-104 (Morotai, Leyte, Luzon), VB/VPB-106 (NAF Biak Atoll, Schouten Islands, Dutch New Guinea) and VB/VPB-115 (Los Negros)..." WebSite: Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum http://www.pwam.org/ [10APR2004]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: "...FAW's Flying PB4Y-1 (Liberator) and PB4Y-2 (Privateer) Aircraft: - FAW-1: VD-1 (Guadalcanal, Guam, Okinawa), VD-3 (Canton), VD-4 (Marshalls, Gilberts), VD-5 (Guam), VPB-108 (Iwo Jima), VPB-109 (Tinian, Okinawa), VPB-111 (Marshalls, Gilberts), VPB-117 (Tinian), VPB-118 (Tinian, Okinawa), VPB-123 (Marianas, Guadalcanal), VPB-101 (Guadalcanal), VPB-102 (Tinian), VB/VPB-104 (Guadalcanal), VB/VPB-115 (Munda) and VB/VPB-116 (Peleliu)..." WebSite: Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum http://www.pwam.org/ [10APR2004]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VP-109 PB4Y "...Nose art photo of Navy PB4Y-2 Privateer "Punkie." This aircraft served with Navy Patrol Bombing (VPB) 109 during World War II Bureau Number 59501. The Photo appears to have some fading on the left. This aircraft appears in my book, "The Reluctant Raiders"..." Contributed by Alan Carey acarey@austin.rr.com [07DEC2000]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VPB-109 HistoryVPB-109 BUNO: 595xx "...Shanghai Lil..." Contributed by John Lucas john.lucas@netzero.net [04NOV2001]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VPB-109 HistoryVPB-109 BUNO: 595xx "...Shanghai Lil..." Contributed by John Lucas john.lucas@netzero.net [04NOV2001]

HistoryA BIT OF HISTORY: VPB-109 HistoryVPB-109 BUNO: 595xx "...Shanghai Lil..." Contributed by John Lucas john.lucas@netzero.net [04NOV2001]


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